MOUNT ZION -- Nancy C. Burleyson, age 86 of Mt. Zion, IL formerly of Salem passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at The Glenwood Assisted Living in Mt. Zion, IL. Nancy was born on July 5, 1931 in Ashley, Illinois, daughter of Rollin S. and Florence (Riddle) Holbrook. She married Dennis Burleyson on September 8, 1962 in Carbondale , IL and he survives in Mt. Zion.
Nancy is also survived by her children: James Randal Burleyson and wife Jody of Aurora, IL; Julia Shafer and husband Doug of Mt. Zion, IL; Sheri Black and husband Greg of Navarre, FL; Rebecca Keller and husband Rick of Mt. Vernon, IL; 1 sister: Elizabeth Gillen of Columbus, OH; 10 Grandchildren; and 4 Great Grandchildren.
Nancy worked as a Bank Teller. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Salem, IL where she was on their Bell Choir. She was a past Girl Scouts Leader and a member o the Marion County Cancer Society.
Graveside services for Nancy C. Burleyson will be held Sunday November 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Centralia, IL with Rev. Lori Harvey officiating the services. Memorials may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church in Salem, IL or the American Cancer Society and may be left at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem who is in charge of arrangements.